Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
 Department of Mechanical Engineering
 6.050J / 2.110J     Information and Entropy     Spring 2006

Unit 7: Processes


Lecture Tuesday, Mar 21, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 32-124
Guest Speaker Thursday, Mar 23, 2006, 1:00 PM Room 32-124
Problem Set Posted Saturday, Mar 18, 2006 Due Friday, Mar 24, 2006
Solutions Posted Friday, Mar 24, 2006  

Lecture Handouts

Students who for any reason did not receive these items can pick up a copy in Room 38-344. Most of this material is also available on the 6.050J/2.110J Web site

Reading Assignment

Guest Speaker

Prof. Henry I. Smith
Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT
Thursday, Mar 23, 2006, 1:00 PM
Room 32-124

    "Nano Fabrication: Making things smaller and smaller
      so you can have more and more of them."




General Technical Books

There are many excellent texts on communications, most of which assume a familiarity with mathematics beyond introductory calculus. Some have treatments of the discrete memoryless channel, but not with the same emphasis given here. Here are a few:

Help Wanted

6.050J/2.110J students: be the first to suggest a resource, for example a useful Web site or a good book or article, to add to the list above. If your suggestion is accepted by the 6.050J/2.110J staff, you will get a $5 ice-cream gift certificate. Send your suggestion by e-mail during Spring 2006 to 6.050-staff (at)

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